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atropellar

Translation of atropellar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1
    (coche/camión)
    to knock … down
    (pasando por encima) to run … over
    la atropelló un coche
    she was run over/knocked down by a car

also: atropellarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (recíproco) (empujarse) la gente salió corriendo, atropellándose unos a otros
    people came running out, pushing and shoving as they went
    salgan despacio, sin atropellarse
    leave slowly and (with) no pushing and shoving
    go out slowly, in an orderly fashion
Example sentences
  • Un sujeto en aparente estado etílico atropelló ayer a una familia que viajaba en una moto.
  • Ser hijo de nadie atropella mortalmente la estima personal.
  • El chofer de una camioneta lo atropelló mortalmente y huyó.

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